Book Reviews

Classic novels you always meant to read

Are you in need of a good book? Here are 10 classics that you absolutely should read if you haven’t already.

Book Reviews

10 absorbing books

10 top books from recent releases and a golden oldie – just because.


A precious gift for the grandkids

The grandkids deserve our unqualified love, patience, care, moral and behavioural guidance and lots of reading time – and I mean book time, not device time.


Clickbait for a good cause

A US bookstore’s ingenious internet campaign has used sensational, clickbait-styled headlines called ‘Litbaits’ to trick people into reading some of history’s greatest books.

Book Reviews

10 great holiday reads

Looking for a good book to keep you enthralled over the holidays? Whether it's a recent tale or a classic, here are our 10 picks that are worth reading


Book swapping explained

One of the easiest ways to indulge your passion for reading and save money is to join a book-swapping group. Find out how it works so that you can start swapping.

Australian education ranked poorly

The results from the 2011 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) undertaken to rank children’s reading skills at a year four level has seen Australia perform rather badly, coming in at 27th place out of 45 countries studied internationally.